Thai police say more than 200 lèse majesté cases closed in 6 months

The Thai police said on Friday that they have closed about 50 per cent of more than 400 lèse majesté cases filed with them in the past six months. Also, more than 25,000 websites were closed because of lèse majesté. 
 
The police reported their six-month results at a press conference at the Royal Thai Police Headquarters on Friday.
 
During the press conference, attended by about 100 civil servants, entrepreneurs, and medical volunteers, the police said they have closed 239 of 443 lèse majesté cases in the past six months. There are 76 more cases under the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) and the Attorney General. 128 cases are currently under investigation. 
 
The police added that they closed 25,069 websites disseminating lèse majesté content. 
 
They also said that they have continued to monitor online media for lèse majesté content.
 
Since protecting the monarchy is the police's top priority, the police also work hard to help raise the awareness of the Thai people to be loyal to the monarchy. They also continue to follow and support several Royal Projects. 
 

 

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